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Microsoft Hires On Former Steam Boss Jason Holtman Microsoft Hires On Former Steam Boss Jason Holtman

Games for Windows Live was a great idea bogged down by poor execution. Microsoft attempted to bring the Xbox Live experience to PC games, but the software itself was nowhere near as convenient as Steam. A recent hire at Microsoft …

The Steam Summer Sale Is Here; Steam Currently Getting Crushed The Steam Summer Sale Is Here; Steam Currently Getting Crushed

If you’re a gamer, or, if you don’t like titles, someone who enjoys playing video games, today is something like Christmas. At least it should be. The reason for the “Christmas in July” feeling is, quite simply, because it has …

Steam Sale 2013 Has Begun, BioShock Half Off Steam Sale 2013 Has Begun, BioShock Half Off

The summer event PC gamers have been waiting for and speculating about for weeks has finally arrived. The Steam summer sale has begun. The sale, titled the “Steam Summer Getaway Sale,” will last from today until July 22. The first …

Payday 2 Gameplay Video Shows How Not To Rob A Bank Payday 2 Gameplay Video Shows How Not To Rob A Bank

There’s still little over a month before the sequel to the PC game hit, Payday, becomes available on Steam. To get us ready, the developers are inviting various publications into their fold, giving them a go at Payday 2. In …

Steam Summer Sale Will Probably Start Tomorrow Steam Summer Sale Will Probably Start Tomorrow
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The Steam Summer sale is an annual event that’s about as exciting as Christmas. For two glorious weeks, pretty much every single game on Valve’s digital games portal is heavily discounted. For the price of one $60 game, gamers end …

New Update Hitting Team Fortress 2 Was Made Entirely By Fans New Update Hitting Team Fortress 2 Was Made Entirely By Fans
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Valve loves its fans, and fans love Valve right back. This relationship has led to some amazing things, with the latest being Team Fortress 2: Robotic Boogaloo. Team Fortress 2: Robotic Boogaloo is a new update hitting the popular free-to-play …

Play Games Before They’re Released With Steam Early Access Play Games Before They’re Released With Steam Early Access

Pre-loading on Steam has given gamers everywhere the chance to play a game the moment its released. Now Steam is taking that idea a step further – allowing gamers to play a game while it’s still in development. Steam Early …

Left 4 Dead 2 Cast To Appear In The PC Version Of Resident Evil 6 Left 4 Dead 2 Cast To Appear In The PC Version Of Resident Evil 6

Last year’s disappointing Resident Evil 6 is hoping to find new life on the PC later this month. Part of that revival comes in the form of “No Mercy,” a new multiplayer mode exclusive to the PC version. What’s even …

Dishonored Continues Its Story With The Knife Of Dunwall In April Dishonored Continues Its Story With The Knife Of Dunwall In April

Dishonored was one of the best experiences of 2012. In fact, the only real complaint one could levy against the title was that it was too short. The developers at Arkane Studios are remedying that this year with the release …

Xi3 Piston “Steambox” To Cost $1,000, Preorders Now Open Xi3 Piston “Steambox” To Cost $1,000, Preorders Now Open

At CES, we got a look at the first “Steambox.” It was called the Xi3 Piston, and it was seen as a very real challenge to incumbent console manufacturers as it packed the power of a gaming PC into a …

Steam For Linux Out Of Beta, Celebrated With Sale Steam For Linux Out Of Beta, Celebrated With Sale

For the past few months, Valve has been testing its Steam client on Ubuntu, the most popular Linux distribution. During that beta period, many of the games were locked away in beta testing leaving those not invited high and dry. …

Brütal Legend is Coming to PC, Beta is Live Brütal Legend is Coming to PC, Beta is Live

Using the silliest press release in recent memory, Double Fine today announced that Brütal Legend will be coming to PCs soon. The title is already up for pre-order on Steam, and each pre-order comes with access to the multiplayer beta, …

Watch Gabe Newell Talk About The Future Of Valve Watch Gabe Newell Talk About The Future Of Valve

Gabe Newell is pretty busy these days. Just last week, he was at the Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs talking about the business of video games. Now he’s at the annual D.I.C.E. Summit where he gave two separate …

Linux Might Get Microsoft Office In 2014 [Rumor] Linux Might Get Microsoft Office In 2014 [Rumor]
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After years of being ignored by major software vendors, Linux is starting to get the attention and respect it deserves. The open source OS has already nabbed a major partner in Valve as the company is working on bringing Steam …

Windows 8 Adoption Increasing Among PC Gamers Windows 8 Adoption Increasing Among PC Gamers
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Early adopters and enthusiasts drive most new technology in its first few months on the market. Windows 8 is proving to be no different as the latest Steam Hardware & Software Survey shows Microsoft’s newest operating system picking up steam …

Watch Gabe Newell Talk About The Business Of Video Games Watch Gabe Newell Talk About The Business Of Video Games

Whenever you hear the name Gabe Newell, your mind presumably turns to Valve, Steam, Half-Life and Portal. Now’s your chance to hear one of the smartest men in gaming talk about the business of making games. Newell was recently invited …

Here’s The Latest Games Approved By Steam Greenlight Here’s The Latest Games Approved By Steam Greenlight
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Steam Greenlight has already delivered some excellent indie games to Steam users, and the games keep on coming. Steam announced the latest additions to the service today as voted on by the community. There’s a few good ones in here …

CES 2013: More Details On Valve’s Steam Box Emerge CES 2013: More Details On Valve’s Steam Box Emerge

On Tuesday morning, CES 2013 opened with the news that the oft-rumored Steam box was real. The hardware is a mini-PC that will bring PC gaming to the living room. It’s Valve’s attempt at taking on the console market, and …

CES 2013: The Steam Box Is Now A Reality CES 2013: The Steam Box Is Now A Reality

For most of 2012, Valve hinted at the possibility that it would be entering the hardware market in 2013 with a Steam box of sorts. In short, it would be a PC optimized to play games downloaded from Steam. Now …

Borderlands 2 Headlines Start Of Steam Holiday Sale Borderlands 2 Headlines Start Of Steam Holiday Sale

Christmas may be right around the corner, but Steam is already getting us all in the Christmas spirit by offering a two week long Steam sale of epic proportions. That’s right, folks, the Steam Holiday Sale is finally upon us. …

Steam Holiday Sale Starts Tomorrow, Capcom Reveals Game Discounts Steam Holiday Sale Starts Tomorrow, Capcom Reveals Game Discounts
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Steam sales are highly anticipated, with PC gamers longingly staring at their Steam wish list for days as they wait for a sale to start, hoping that the game they want will finally fall to a price within their budget. …